Ultrasonographer

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Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Published
October 1, 2021
Location
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Ultrasonographer

  • Spartanburg, SC
  • Medical Group of the Carolinas
  • MGC-Piedmont Women's Healthcare
  • Full-Time - Days - 8-5pm
  • Clinical Technicians
  • Job Grade 024
  • Req #: 42037

Summary

 

Position Summary

 

The Ultrasonographer performs a variety of specialized technical tasks utilizing high frequency ultrasound waves to assist with the detection of anatomical abnormalities.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Education

  • Accredited two-year Allied Health/Nursing Degree or Bachelor of science degree and successful completion of a recognized and accredited program in Ultrasound Technology

 

Experience

  • N/A

 

License/Registration/Certifications         

  • Currently Registered ARDMS in physics and at least one specialty (abdomen or pelvis)
  • Active membership in ARDMS
  • BLS Certification

 

Preferred Requirements

 

Preferred Education

  • N/A

 

Preferred Experience

  • 18 months experience in Abdomen, Vascular, Ob/Gyn and small parts sonography

 

Preferred License/Registration/Certifications     

  • N/A

 

Core Job Responsibilities

 

  • Perform a variety of complex specialized tasks utilizing ultrasonic high frequency sound waves to detect abnormalities including masses, abscesses, and stones. Assist physicians with biopsy procedures.
  • Perform ultrasound procedures, color doppler vascular examinations, abdominal studies and color-flow ultrasound, Ob-Gyn procedures as required maintaining patient records and documentation.
  • Positively responds and implements change when needed and has good decision-making skills.
  • Assists with quality control and maintenance of all equipment in the area
  • Properly utilize accessory equipment such as transducers, cleaning systems, warmers, scanners, printers, and PACS workstations
  • Prepare patients for procedures, explain procedures to patients. Report changes in patient condition to medical staff. Provide an oral and written summary of preliminary findings to the radiologist. Evaluate quality of exams. Determine if additional sonograms or ultrasound procedures are indicated and discuss with physician.
  • Assists in training of new staff and of students during clinical rotations
  • Follows, maintains and helps implement hospital and departmental policies and procedures
  • Consistently communicates with patients, guests, staff and physicians in a positive manner
  • Knowledgeable of compliance and regulatory requirements and adheres to Federal, State, accrediting bodies, and standard practice of care for patients, staff, guests and facilities
  • Adheres to departmental procedures and protocols
  • Rotating call for after hours and weekends
  • Ensure correct charging of procedures and supplies on a daily basis
  • Works as a team member with peers and other departments.  Responds calmly and efficiently to situations.
  • Regularly attend departmental meeting, in-services and actively participate in continuing education activities
  • Other duties as requested by supervisor or manager

Additional Information

Medical Group of the Carolinas features 235 physicians in 20 specialty areas, and is structured to provide both patients and caregivers the ability to form strong relationships and create medical homes. Medical Group of the Carolinas includes a large number of conveniently-located primary care physician offices, 18 of which have been recognized as Physician Practice Connections-Patient Centered Medical Homes. It also offers five OB/GYN practices at six locations for women's health, two pediatric practices, as well as experienced specialty providers.

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